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Detroit was established as a French settlement three-quarters of a century before the founding of this nation. A remote outpost built to protect trapping interests, it grew as agriculture expanded on

ISBN10 : 1613730691 , ISBN13 : 9781613730690

Page Number : 320


Explains the history of Detroit from its beginnings as a French outpost, to its status as a major industrial city in the mid-20th century, to its recent economic collapse.

ISBN10 : 156976526X , ISBN13 : 9781569765265

Page Number : 288


An explosive exposé of America’s lost prosperity—from Pulitzer Prize­–winning journalist Charlie LeDuff Back in his broken hometown, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Charlie LeDuff searches t

ISBN10 : 110160588X , ISBN13 : 9781101605882

Page Number : 304

Black Detroit

The author of Baldwin’s Harlem looks at the evolving culture, politics, economics, and spiritual life of Detroit—a blend of memoir, love letter, history, and clear-eyed reportage that explores the

ISBN10 : 0062346644 , ISBN13 : 9780062346643

Page Number : 432

City Of Scoundrels

The masterfully told story of twelve volatile days in the life of Chicago, when an aviation disaster, a race riot, a crippling transit strike, and a sensational child murder transfixed and roiled a ci

ISBN10 : 0307454312 , ISBN13 : 9780307454317

Page Number : 384